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Day 1

08:20 AM Morning Refreshments & Registration

09:00 AM Opening Remarks from the Chairperson

Plenary Sessions: Financial GRC Week

09:15 AM Upholding the Integrity of Asia’s Financial Services Market in the Age of Digital Globalisation

Richard Moore, Managing Director and Group Head of Financial, DBS Bank
  • Re-assessing financial risks in the new digital global landscape: Where are the emerging areas of financial crime threats and non-compliance?
  • Building a resilient and agile organisation to mitigate regulatory and business risks
  • Benchmarking the effectiveness of your governance, risk and compliance (GRC) programme

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Richard Moore

Managing Director and Group Head of Financial
DBS Bank

09:45 AM Setting Organisation-Wide Standards & Response Guidelines for Regulatory Compliance & Financial Threat Detection

Rod Francis, Managing Director, APAC Regional Head, Anti Money Laundering (AML), Citi Hema Latha Sinnakaundan, , Sun Life Malaysia
  • Breaking down organisational silos for improved risk mitigation, financial compliance and crime prevention
  • Formulating strategies to drive inter-department collaboration
  • Utilising digital technology, analytics and central communication platforms for enhanced compliance and risk mitigation

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Rod Francis

Managing Director, APAC Regional Head, Anti Money Laundering (AML)
Citi
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Hema Latha Sinnakaundan


Sun Life Malaysia

10:30 AM Morning Refreshments & Networking Break

  • Reviewing lessons learnt and pitfalls to avoid for public-private partnerships
  • Co-designing efficient and measurable objectives
  • Understanding the approach and workflow of different stakeholders to better plan and streamline incident response

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Robert Poh

Director, Asia and Singapore Programme
Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center
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David James

HMRC Fiscal Crime Liaison Officer
British High Commission, Singapore
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Christopher Church

Mobile Forensic Specialist
Interpol
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Lawrence Wong

Chief Superintendent
Hong Kong Police

Endah T.D. Retnoastuti

Executive Director
Global Secretariat of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC)

12:00 PM Leveraging Intelligence Exchanges in the Fight Against Financial Crimes: The Hong Kong's Fraud and Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce (FMLIT)

Lawrence Wong, Chief Superintendent, Hong Kong Police
  • FMLIT: Why forming a shared intelligence network can strategically boost public and private sector’s resilience to economic crime
  • Enhancing collective fraud detection, anti-money laundering capabilities for increased prevention against illegal activities
  • Routes to empowering law enforcers, regulators and private sector stakeholders

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Lawrence Wong

Chief Superintendent
Hong Kong Police

12:30 PM Networking Lunch

Financial Threat Detection & Surveillance

2:00 PM Leveraging Predictive Analytics in Financial Crime Detection

Iain S Johnston, Head of Financial Crimes and Security, Prudential Corporation Asia
  • Proven methodologies for building a data-driven strategy and screening transaction patterns for financial crime activities
  • Combining behaviour profiling, real-time detection scenarios and predictive analytics for accurate results
  • Bridging the gap between financial crime analytics and investigations

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Iain S Johnston

Head of Financial Crimes and Security
Prudential Corporation Asia

2:30 PM Ensuring AML Compliance & Detecting Suspicious Transactions through a Robust Monitoring and Surveillance Framework

Nitin Sood, ‎Director and Head of Anti Money Laundering Transaction Monitoring Asia P, Citibank Jawad Latif, AVP Asia Pacific Financial Crime Compliance Assurance, Barclays
  • Processes and controls in refining and optimising AML monitoring and surveillance systems
  • Analysing transaction patterns to uncover antibribery and corruption occurrences
  • Best practices for financial institutions with heightened AML obligations and risk penalties

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Nitin Sood

‎Director and Head of Anti Money Laundering Transaction Monitoring Asia P
Citibank
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Jawad Latif

AVP Asia Pacific Financial Crime Compliance Assurance
Barclays

3:15 PM Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Break

Financial Crime Investigation And Asset Recovery

3:45 PM The 2016 Bangladesh Bank Heist: What Went Wrong?

Attorney Vencent L Salido, Deputy Director and Head – Legal Services AML Council, The Philippines FI Unit
  • Uncovering how the cyber heist was committed
  • Investigating legal loopholes in financial safeguards – What could have been done in crime detection and prevention?
  • Measures to enhance risk monitoring and strengthen financial safeguards post-incident

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Attorney Vencent L Salido

Deputy Director and Head – Legal Services AML Council
The Philippines FI Unit

4:15 PM Successfully Recovering Assets from Financial Crime Cases Involving Banks in Hong Kong & Thailand

Inger A. E. Coll, Expert Team Member, OECD International Academy for Tax Crime Investigation
  • Exploring different legal tools available for asset recovery and their effectiveness
  • Retrieving evidence of money flow involving Bangkok Bank, Thailand and Kasikorn Bank, Hong Kong
  • Suing professional enablers for damages and winning it

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Inger A. E. Coll

Expert Team Member
OECD International Academy for Tax Crime Investigation

4:45 PM Latest Initiatives and Guidelines for Tax Evasion & Money Laundering

David James, HMRC Fiscal Crime Liaison Officer, British High Commission, Singapore
  • Reviewing global and regional priorities for crossborder tax tracking
  • Tax legislation on common reporting standards for automatic exchange of information
  • Evaluating the differences and effectiveness of spontaneous exchange of information (EOI) and AEOI

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David James

HMRC Fiscal Crime Liaison Officer
British High Commission, Singapore

5:15 PM Closing Remarks from Chairperson & End of Conference Day One